2017 Hall of Fame

Congratulations to the 2017 MCC Hall of Fame Honorees!

Join us at MCC's third annual Hall of Fame event. The MCC Hall of Fame honors alumni, community members, and MCC employees whose personal and professional accomplishments and positive contributions to the college and community set them apart.

Thursday, November 2, 2017
6:00 p.m. - Hors d'oeuvres Reception
7:00 p.m. - Program

Mesa Community College Theatre
1833 W. Southern Ave., Mesa, AZ 85202
Free and Open to the Public

RSVP Requested

2017 Honorees

Alumni  Achievement

  • Robert Klee, Superintendent, Crane Schools (retired)
  • Gilbert Orrantia, Director, Arizona Department of Homeland Security; Former FBI Supervisory Special Agent
  • Michael Ropacki, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Clinical Development, MedAvante - ProPhase
  • Matt Salmon, Vice President of Government Affairs, Arizona State University; Former U.S. Congressman
  • Karl Schroeder, President - Seattle Division, Albertsons Companies
  • Joan Sullivan Garrett, Founder and Chairman of the Board, MedAire - An International SOS Company

Service Award

  • Robin Arredondo-Savage, Vice Mayor, City of Tempe; Principal Partner, Arredondo & Arredondo Insurance Agency

Outstanding Athletes

  • Albie Lopez, Baseball, 2001 World Series Champion
  • Stellan Björk, Tennis, 1972 NJCAA Champion
  • Jan-Erik Palm, Tennis, 1972 NJCAA Champion

Excellence in Teaching

  • Jeffrey Andelora, Ph.D., English Faculty and Department Chair; Interim Dean of Instruction
  • Richard Effland, Ph.D., Anthropology Faculty (retired)